William Sinnott, a second year student at the College, was recently awarded the 2009 Dobro Slovo Scholarship in the amount of $500.
Our guest speaker, Mr. John Carlson (Army Lieutenant Colonel, Ret.), has served as Chief and Senior Presidential Translator on the "Moscow Hotline" since 1989.
Yuri Tsivian will look at what Soviet avant-garde artists of the 1920s made of Charlie Chaplin; at his image as a "Taylorist actor;" at his impact on Kuleshov's workshop; and, more closely, at one movie which Russians thought was Chaplin's, but which Chaplin never made. Dedicated to Centenary of Russian Cinema.
Russian Studies students complete the mockumentary about Soviet space trip to the Moon, "Red Moon Rising."
Dobro Slovo Scholarship Advisory Committee is happy to announce that Kurt Carlson received the 2008 Dobro Slovo Scholarship award.
This year, ten members of the Russian program will be inducted into the Dobro Slovo National Slavic Honor Society.
Sasha Prokhorov Receives the Jefferson Teaching Award
Russian and Post-Soviet Studies present a Public Lecture. "Musical Metamorphosis: Eugene Onegin from Page to Stage" Our guest speaker is Helena Goscilo, UCIS Research Professor and Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures University of Pittsburgh.
Karen Kettering, Ph.D. (Curator of Russian Art, Hillwood Museum and Gardens) talks about the tradition of Russian imperial porcelain. The lecture will be held on October 5th, at 5:30 pm., in Muscarelle Museum of Art.
Sept 28, 5:30 pm. in Muscarelle Museum of Art Russian artist and art historian NICKOLAI DUBAVIK Lecture: The Paintings of Russian Artist, Zabelin Nickolai Dubavik talks about the tradition of Russian realist painting and one of the major representatives of this tradition in the twentieth century Vyacheslav Zabelin (1935-2002).
Tony Anemone will duscuss the conventions and role of icons in Medieval Russian culture. Andrews Hall 101 September 21, 5:30 pm.
On September 7th, at 5:30 pm. in Andrews Hall 101, Wendy Salmond will give a talk "TRADITIONS IN TRANSITION Russian Icons in the Age of the Romanovs." Wendy Salmond is the curator of the Exhibition RUSSIAN ICONS IN THE AGE OF THE ROMANOVS open currently in the Muscarelle Museum of Art. Her talk explores the place of religious visual tradition in secular culture. Sasha Prokhorov
Don't Miss Russian Exhibits on Campus! August 26-october 8, 2006: Russian Icons in the Age of Romanovs, Russian Porcelain, Russian Realist Paintings.
Rachel Olchesky wins the first annual Dobro Slovo Scholarship to study at St. Petersburg State University in the summer of 2006.
Three Russian students have been accepted to the Middlebury Summer 2006 Russian School.
Associate Professor of Russian, Tony Anemone receives Technology Grant to podcast Advanced Russian Conversation in the spring of 2006.
Associate Professor of Russian and Chair of Modern Languages & Literatures Tony Anemone was elected President of the Southern Regional Association of Slavic Scholars at the recent conference of the organization in Nashville, TN.
Matt Kiser, Russian Studies '04, accepts fellowship from Slavic Department at UC Berkeley